Contributed on Sep 11, 2006
The first in a series corresponding to a 40 Days of Prayer campaign. This message focuses on the power found in prayers of utter desperation.
(Video Clip – “It’s a Wonderful Life”, George’s Prayer of Desperation) Poor George. It’s a Wonderful Life, but George is at the end of his rope. Desperate, he admits he is not a praying man. Still he asks, that if God is there, to show him the way. Not that unusual of a circumstance. ...read more
Contributed on Sep 18, 2006
Second in a series looking to inject our prayer lives with Biblical truths that can empower our prayer life. This message looks at the power of praying together, in community.
There was once a pastor who had a little five-year-old daughter, and the little girl noticed that every time her dad stood behind the pulpit, and was getting ready to preach he would bow his head for moment before he began to preach. The little girl noticed that he did this every time. So one ...read more
Contributed on Sep 25, 2006
Third in a series unlocking keys to experiencing prevailing prayer. This message explores the need for personal, generational, and corporate confession and repentance.
In the movie Shadowlands, a really well done look at the life of Christian author C.S. Lewis, Lewis has returned to Oxford from London, where he has just been married to Joy Gresham. Joy is dying from cancer, and through the struggle with her illness, she and Lewis have been discovering the depth ...read more
Contributed on Oct 3, 2006
Fourth in a series unlocking keys to experiencing prevailing prayer. This message explores the acceptance and movement on a divine call from God.
(Extensive inspiration for this sermon, and the series "Prevailing Prayer" taken from Francis Frangipane’s booklet of the same name.) Everyone grab a Bible. When you get one, hold it up in the air. We have a bit different type of message this morning in that we are simply going to take a look ...read more
Contributed on Oct 9, 2006
Fifth in a series unlocking keys to experiencing prevailing prayer. This message explores covenant relationship between God and His people, through the life of Hezekiah.
(Significant inspiration, and insight for this message provided by Francis Frangipane’s booklet, "Prevailing Prayer.") We are nearing the end of our 40 Days of Prayer, and our series taking a look at some powers that can turn our prayer life into one of prevailing prayer. Last week, we took a ...read more
Contributed on Oct 17, 2006
The sixth, and final installment in a series examing keys to unlocking powerful prevailing prayers. This message explores the power of discernment in our prayer walks.
As we enter the final week of our 40 Days of Prayer, there is one more power that I want us to explore. We have looked at desperation, community, confession, calling, and covenant. And today I want us to just briefly scratch the surface, and begin an exploration of the power of discernment. ...read more